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by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 20:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

China is very very insecure! China ki REALLY jal rahi hai, these days !!! :mrgreen: Willy nilly China exposed its standing in the comity of nations.When it comes to making a choice, the combination of US + its allies + India can pretty much leave it alone on all strategic and economic matters. Chin...
by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

There has been a ban on dual-use items to China for many years now and Russia is their only source. True. The chinese khujli and state of continuous heartburn is because India will now get access to all high-tech and dual use technologies. It wants everything only for itself and does not want a for...
by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

After MTCR, We should quickly become members of Australia Group (Controls for dual-use chemical and biological manufacturing facilities and equipment) and Wassenaar Arrangement (Controls for conventional arms and dual-use Goods and Technologies). China is not a member of either. They cant do much no...
by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 02:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2669
Views: 133372

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Tata Advanced Systems tying up with Bell Helicopter to compete for $2-billion naval chopper manufacturing contract. Looking to consolidate its position as a leader in the Indian defence aviation industry, Tata Advanced Systems is tying up with Bell Helicopter of the US to compete against the Mahind...
by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 262226

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

^^^ In talk shows some 'Anal'ysts have mentioned : USA spent more then $1.5 Trillion in its WOT and gave pakistan only $32 Billion in the last 15 years. It should have given us at least $250 Billion. :mrgreen: China has reserves of more then $3.2 Trillion. Like Saudi Arabia gave us $1.5 Billion as a...
by Vipul
28 Jun 2016 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2809
Views: 254927

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Kiru hydel project in J&K gets Centre's green nod. The environment and forests ministry has accorded environment clearance to the 624-MW Kiru hydroelectric project proposed to be constructed in Jammu & Kashmir by Chenab Valley Power Projects, a joint venture of state-run hydel utility NHPC....
by Vipul
27 Jun 2016 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3651
Views: 310733

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^^^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOQkukUOhZc

See from 1:40 onwards. Baba Kalyani mentions that "the 155/52 guns have undergone firing trials and have come out with flying colors".
by Vipul
27 Jun 2016 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

^^^ For the Chinese its all about not loosing face.If at all they want to become member of MTCR they will make it amply sure that both India and US have been 'managed'. It wont look good for them to be Vetoed by India who they are hell bent on not even recognizing as a worthy competitor or foe.
by Vipul
25 Jun 2016 18:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1995
Views: 164125

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Simply replace the 1st AC and 2nd AC bogies with Three Tier AC bogies. Twin benefits of reduced losses and increase in passenger carrying capacity. The haughty passengers of the former 2 class are mostly railway staff or corporate travelers with the odd honeymoon couple thrown in.
by Vipul
25 Jun 2016 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

India has shot itself in the foot by signing the MTCR. Time to give battery of 4-5K KM range missiles and announce sale of couple of reactors to Vietnam (with reprocessing technology) and you would see the chinese beginning to count the costs of their anti-india stand. If Japan is serious about its ...
by Vipul
25 Jun 2016 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 121648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Brexit gives India the break to hunt for new opportunities in UK. UKIP (UK Independent Party) leader Nigel Farage is anyone to go by, Indians might find the UK more welcoming . In a recent interview he was quoted as saying, "I have to confess I do have a slight preference. I do think, naturall...
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1564
Views: 125383

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

A 'anal'yst was recently alleging on a talk show in Shitland that India was pushing fake currency through the 24 consulates on the Afghan border.
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 121648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Bouyed by Brexit, more EU countries talk of exit. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded referendums on membership of the union, while Italy's 5-Star movement said it would pursue its own proposal for a vote on the euro. Turkeys dream of joinin...
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 20:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2669
Views: 133372

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

1000 multi-function displays for Sukhoi 30 MKI handed over to HAL. About 1,000 units of indigenously manufactured multi-function display (MFD) for installation in India's frontline Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft has been handed over to state-run HAL. The displays were manufactured by Samtel HAL Dis...
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 121648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Divide and rule in reverse :rotfl:
Welcome to Scottistan and United Emirates of England and Wales.
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 121648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Netherlands and France right wingers will start their own movement for EU exit. The erstwhile small countries which had colonized, plundered majority of the world and formed an union to remain relevant in the new world order will collapse.
USA regains the largest economic power tag.
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 121648

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Soon special sale deals in the US to read: "If you live in a non-contiguous U.S. state or territory—in Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Engalnd & Wales —additional fees or shipping restrictions may apply." :P :wink:
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1564
Views: 125383

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Non-textile exports fall 19pc. Exports of non-textile products dropped 19 per cent to $7.68 billion in the first 11 months (July to May) of the current fiscal year from $9.48bn a year earlier, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. Overall food exports fell 13pc year-on-year during th...
by Vipul
24 Jun 2016 00:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

India should give an ultimatum to the pipsqueak countries (Austria and New Zealand) to behave or it will be cut off from the Indian Economic sweepstakes forever. The same message should go to Brazil and South Africa. Regarding China, we should let them know that starting immediately it should buy mo...
by Vipul
23 Jun 2016 18:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2669
Views: 133372

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Hindustan Shipyard eyes contracts worth Rs 20000 crore in 5 years. HSL is expecting orders worth Rs 20,000 crore for the construction of ships in the next five years. Some of these orders will be executed with technical support of Hyundai Shipyard of South Korea. "In a major boost for both Hin...
by Vipul
23 Jun 2016 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2434
Views: 297918

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Rs 1 lakh crore defence purchases on Manohar Parrikar’s mind. In a marathon meeting on new acquisitions, defence minister Manohar Parrikar is set to discuss projects worth over Rs 1 lakh crore, including critical purchases like armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), an advanced air defence system, ...
by Vipul
21 Jun 2016 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 262226

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

Will request ICC to set up special fund for Pakistan: Shaharyar Khan. The PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan on Monday said he would request the ICC to set up a special fund for Pakistan cricket to compensate for the heavy revenue losses it bears due to the absence of international cricket in the country....
by Vipul
19 Jun 2016 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

If China has been veered towards India position and the NSG meeting in Seoul is next week then why is Sushma Swaraj is playing it safe by hoping that India will get into NSG by year end ? If there is no objection to India's membership shouldnt India become a member immediately like it happened for M...
by Vipul
17 Jun 2016 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 262226

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

CIIT pro-rector sacked over plagiarism of PhD thesis. The Board of Governors of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) terminated on Friday its pro-rector Haroon Rashid who was proved to have plagiarised his PhD thesis. The report says that most of the content has been lifted from an or...
by Vipul
15 Jun 2016 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1995
Views: 164125

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^^ Jet Airways and AirIndia have shifted their domestic operations from the old (Santacruz) airport to MIAL (which came up at Sahar). Indigo and Spice are resisting moving to MIAL on cost grounds. Indigo is even eyeing the old airport as their own exclusive base/terminal. The MIAL management wont a...
by Vipul
15 Jun 2016 02:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2434
Views: 297918

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

[url=http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/international/asia-pacific/2016/06/14/india--italy-germany-weapons/85861394/India Explores Alternative to Italian Weaponry in Germany.[/url] After virtually freezing all defense business with Italy, the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has begun explorin...
by Vipul
14 Jun 2016 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

India need not have had to seek NSG membership. India need not have had to make desperate efforts now to get membership of elite NSG had Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru accepted the then US President John F Kennedy’s offer of helping the country detonate a nuclear device much before China did in 19...
by Vipul
08 Jun 2016 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

SSridharji i am well aware of the lizards mentality. What i am concerned about is how we have boxed ourselves in by limiting ourselves from providing some real game changers to Vietnam and other who oppose the chinese.
by Vipul
08 Jun 2016 05:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 59777

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports. Residents of a border district in China’s mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports, according to official local media. As of June 1, residents of the Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture in China’s far n...
by Vipul
07 Jun 2016 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

A medium range ballistic missile equipped Bangladesh on the other flank will mean extra security measures and complications for India. With India adhering to MTCR we will be shooting ourselves in the foot and will have no similar leverage vis-a vis Vietnam and other countries in the South China Sea.
by Vipul
07 Jun 2016 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

^^^ SSridharji if we try to block China from becoming member of MTCR it will respond by giving medium range ballistic missiles to Bangladesh, and even Myanmar, Srilanka and Nepal if they willing to take it.
by Vipul
03 Jun 2016 02:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

^^^ India shooting itself on the foot by trying to commit itself to MTCR. Music to China's ears. No leverage of the threat of giving Agni to Vietnam and others inimical to the Chinese interests.
by Vipul
03 Jun 2016 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups
Replies: 648
Views: 28589

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

India joins ballistic missile proliferation regime HCoC. India today joined a global ballistic missile proliferation regime but made it clear that it will not have any impact on the national security as well as country’s missile programmes. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup also s...
by Vipul
01 Jun 2016 06:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2669
Views: 133372

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Challakere: DRDO’s Test Range may open in June. Despite the many protests by locals and environmentalists, the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), coming up near Challakere in Chitradurga district, is getting ready for inauguration in June. Bui...

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